Outdoor activities and nature spots around Chicago

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Illinois Prairie Path

The Illinois Prairie Path is a multi-use nature trail for non-motorized public use. It spans approximately 61 miles in Dupage, Cook, and Kane Counties...

  

Major Taylor Trail

This urban multi-use trail is named for Marshall "Major" Taylor, the second African-American to hold the world's sports title. The paved path is four miles...

  

McHenry County Conservation District Prairie Trail

This 26-mile multi-use trail follows a former railway line that stretches from the McHenry County line in Algonquin to the Wisconsin state border connecting...

  

North Branch Trail

This 18-mile paved trail follows the North Branch of the Chicago River with a four-mile loop around the Skokie Lagoons. If you enter the Botanic Gardens...

  

Old Plank Road Trail

Hickory Creek Junction provides parking and access to the Old Plank Road Trail, a 21-mile asphalt trail that runs from Park Forest in Cook County to Joliet...

  

Salt Creek Bicycle Trail

This 7-mile paved trail starts north of Brookfield Zoo and ends in Bemis Woods. It crosses several busy streets.

  

The 606

The Bloomingdale Trail is the centerpiece of The 606. A 2.7 mile, multi-use recreational trail and park along an elevated, unused rail line serves as...

  

Chicago Park District Fishing

For information visit the website or call Bob Long Jr., "the fishing guy". You can also pick up a brochure at a bait shop in Chicago for details...

  

Evanston Parks Free Access to Fishing Program

Kids 5-15 can get an introduction to the "catch and release" process on Saturday mornings from May-September. Equipment, bait and fishing expertise...

  

Forest Preserves of Cook County

The Forest Preserve consists of more than 40 lakes, ponds and streams with largemouth bass, walleye, northern pike, bluegill, crappie and channel catfish....

  

 









 
 
 
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